Alumni Named to the Order of Canada

    May 1, 2012

    Three alumni were appointed as Members of the Order of Canada on December 30, 2011. They will receive their insignia at a ceremony at Rideau Hall at a later date.

    ’58 Donald J. Taylor, BSc(Eng), ’60 MSc, of Bragg Creek, AB, was recognized for his contributions as an entrepreneur and generous philanthropist. Read more.

    ’64 John T. Ferguson, BCom, ’98 LLD(Honorary), of Edmonton, was recognized for his contributions as a business and community leader. A strong supporter of his alma mater, he served as U of A chancellor from 2000 to 2004.

    ’77 Cheryl Bartlett, BSc, of Sydney, NS, was recognized for her contributions to developing a new approach to integrating Mi’kmaq learning traditions into post-secondary science education.